What to expect during Teeth Cleaning?

Oral health is one of the most underrated aspects of people’s health as for most people it ends with occasional brushing teeth at home. With time, tartar and plaque buildup on your teeth causing discoloration, infected gums and bone, and lead to decay or tooth loss. White teeth and healthy gums become a thing of the past, and in their place, one may start feeling embarrassed to smile or talk because of their teeth. Brushing teeth at home is not enough.

You should visit our dentists at Lancaster Dental Care Associates for a professional tooth cleaning Lancaster experience.

Teeth cleaning in Los Angeles is usually done at very affordable rates at Lancaster Dental Care Associates. Depending on the state of your teeth, the steps and time taken during cleaning may vary.

Step by step process of teeth cleaning at Lancaster Dental Care Associates

Examination. Our dental hygienist examines your mouth to establish a cause of action. They use a mirror or their naked eye to check teeth and gums for signs of any oral concerns such as inflammations, plaque, tartar, traumas/injuries or abscesses. This helps them form a baseline for their subsequent action.

Scaling. This is simply the removal of tartar (hardened plaque) and plaque from teeth using a tool called a scaler. Usually, tartar and plaque buildup near your gum line and between your teeth and so the scaling may sound as if your teeth are being scraped. The more the build up, the more the scarping that needs to be done. To avoid a lot of build up which leads to, brush and floss your teeth daily.

Brushing. This is done using an electric toothbrush which makes a grinding noise against your teeth. It deep cleans your teeth as the toothpaste used has particles that make it feel gritty to help scrub your teeth.

Flossing. The hygienist flosses your teeth deeply to get all the dirt out. This step is also important as it removes any plaque and toothpaste from the previous processes.

Rinsing. We provide water with liquid fluorine in it to rinse out your mouth and get rid of any dirt left behind.

Fluoride Treatment. This is usually the final step and it is not done to all patients depending on the state of their teeth. The best part is you get to choose the flavor you want your fluoride gel to be from our collection. The gel is squirted on a mouthpiece and placed over your teeth and let sit for about two minutes. This process helps to deter cavities for several months post-treatment.

Cleaning. Sometimes, your teeth may require a deep cleaning if you are suffering from a gum disease: this is similar to basic cleaning, but the hygienist does root scaling to remove tartar and plaque from the roots of your teeth. This process gets out all bacteria in the gums allowing them to heal and stay healthy.

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